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The audiovisual archives of the Center for Sacramento History contain moving images and audio recordings related to the region's vast cultural heritage. See our textual archives here.



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Description : An 11-minute film capturing the activities of employees and customers inside the Tower Records store, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento, California and helped revolutionize the music industry before closing in 2006. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and was developed by Leo Diner Films, Inc., a San Francisco-based film lab.  Additional Description : Note on original container:...
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Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores--California--Los Angeles--Tower Records, Tower Records,...
Description:  This KCRA-TV footage, filmed between March of 1973 and July of 1974 features actress/singer and (at the time) partner of Playboy Magazine creator Hugh Hefner, Barbi Benton . Entertainment reporter Harry Martin interviews Benton and visits the Playboy Mansion during its heyday in the early 1970s. It is likely that this was the first time the mansion was filmed for broadcast. Also seen is a press conference with Hefner, Benton, and Bunnies and the tour of the Playboy Mansion with...
Topic: Benton, Barbi -- Actress -- Entertainer -- Model, Hefner, Hugh -- Playboy Magazine -- Playboy...
Description: A twenty-eight-minute film containing original KCRA TV news footage featuring scenes from the Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 to 1971, a weightlifting competition, and a segment on the newspaper publication "Mom...Guess What?"  The Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 - 1971 debated the legality of exotic dancers in clubs and the presentation of adult films. Film highlights include interviews with exotic dancers, including Carol Doda , as well as those...
Topic: Gay Culture -- Newspaper -- Publications -- Sacramento Bee -- Mom Guess What, KCRA TV, Kono, Tamio...
KFBK interviews Sacramento Solons baseball players Theodore Del Guercio, Dick Conger, Tony Freitas, Jimmy Outlaw, and Frank Mascaro For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Radio broadcasting--California--Sacramento--History
Source: Transcription disc: 1 Disc of 1
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Description:  KCRA TV news footage of an interview with Charles Manson on death row at San Quentin prison in the 1970's. Also featured are scenes filmed at the home of actress Sharon Tate the morning after the first night of murders by Manson's "Family", interviews with police and detectives, scenes of "Family" members at Manson's trial, and other historic footage.  Charles Milles Manson (1934 - 2017) was an American criminal and cult leader. In the late 1960's, he formed...
Topic: Atkins, Susan, California State Prison at San Quentin, Houten, Leslie Van, KCRA-TV, Krenwinkel,...
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The film logs were the internal inventory of the film collection created by employees at KCRA-TV and include a complete inventory of news stories, their length, and are arranged by the date the news story aired. Commonly used abbreviations found in the logs include MOS = Man On the Street interview, SIL = Silent, SOF = Sound On Film, NSOF = No Sound On Film, MAG/OPT = Magnetic/Optical Soundtrack, and CHAIN = The projector number that ran the film during the newscast. The listed newscasts...
Topic: KCRA TV
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Description:  KCRA-TV investigates the subject of the occult in this 1969 news special. Interviews with Official Witch Louise Huebner, author and psychotherapist Nathaniel Branden bookend this special report examining the world of tarot cards, hypnotism, witchcraft, and other often misunderstood practices of the occult and new age arts.  Louise Huebner  (1930 - 2014) was an American author of occult books, astrologer, and the only officially appointed Official Witch in the entire world. She...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Louise Huebner, witchcraft, Tarot, Occult, Series, Tarot, Deviation, New Age, Hypnotism,...
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by KCRA TV
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Description:  An eighteen-minute film containing original footage about the Zodiac killer who terrorized the San Francisco bay area in the late 1960's and early 70's. The film features detectives at work, press conferences where sections of the Zodiac's letters are read and shown, a school bus driver discussing the killer's threat to children, and an interview with an officer at the scene of the Lake Berryessa stabbings. Some segments are AUDIO ONLY or may be silent.  The Zodiac Killer or...
Topic: KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Zodiac -- Serial Killer -- Lake Berryessa Stabbings -- Napa (Calif.)
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KOVR-TV special report on the flooding in Isleton, California, including footage from a flood event in June 1972. Interviews with those affected by the 1972 flood, along with aerial shots of earthen levee damage and breaks on Andrus Island in the California Delta. Written on the original container and film leader: "KOVR00069 Isleton Flood 1972" For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Floods--California
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  This KCRA-TV footage, filmed between March of 1973 and July of 1974 features actress/singer and (at the time) partner of Playboy Magazine creator Hugh Hefner,  Barbi Benton . Entertainment reporter  Harry Martin  interviews Benton and visits the Playboy Mansion during it's heyday in the 1970's. The film also shows a press conference with Hefner,...
Topics: Benton, Barbi -- Actress -- Entertainer -- Model, Hefner, Hugh -- Playboy Magazine -- Playboy...
Description:  On September 5, 1975,  Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme , a cult member of  Charles Manson's   Manson Family , attempted to assassinate  United States President   Gerald Ford  in  Sacramento.  She wanted to make a statement to people who refused to halt  environmental pollution  and its effects on Air, Trees, Water, and Animals ( ATWA ). Although Fromme stood a little more than an arm's length from Ford that Friday morning and pointed a  M1911 pistol  at him in...
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Topics: Gerald Ford, State Capitol Building, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, assassination attempt,...
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by KCRA TV
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More on this subject can be found at:  https://archive.org/details/casacsh_000596 Description: Decades after the fact, the name Richard Chase still brings forth feelings of horror, revulsion, and sadness to the people of Sacramento. His reign of terror in the late 1970's has become legend, with the facts of the case difficult to comprehend. In this footage, filmed by KCRA-TV cameramen, we see Chase in court along with his mother, his apartment on Watt Ave, as well as those who knew him and...
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Topic: Chase, Richard -- Serial Killer -- The Vampire of Sacramento -- Murder -- Sacramento (Calif.),...
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Description: This television commercial, produced in the 1960s, features the beauty and wonder that is...El Dorado Hills.  Source:  Original 16mm film elements. Accession number:  KCRASP 053 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of CSH....
Topics: El Dorado Hills, television commercial, 1960s, advertisement, El Dorado County, television,...
Natomas Oral Histories
by Natomas Historical Society
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Audio file of an oral interview of Paul Shimada leading a tour of his home in Natomas, which once belonged to the Azevedo family. Shimada, a Japanese American from Lodi, came to Natomas to farm after World War II. He was involved in Natomas schools and Boy Scouts, local and state agricultural organizations, and the State Farm Bureau. The interview took place on August 14, 1997, and was recorded by Anne Ofsink as part of the Natomas Historical Society's oral history project.  Click here   to...
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, Japanese Americans, Azevedo, North Natomas (Sacramento, Calif.), South...
Description:  KCRA-TV investigates the subject of the occult in this 1969 news special. Interviews with Official Witch Louise Huebner, author and psychotherapist Nathaniel Branden bookend this special report examining the world of tarot cards, hypnotism, witchcraft, and other often misunderstood practices of the occult and new age arts.  Louise Huebner  (1930 - 2014) was an American author of occult books, astrologer, and the only officially appointed Official Witch in the entire world. She...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Louise Huebner, witchcraft, Tarot, Occult, Series, Tarot, Deviation, New Age, Hypnotism,...
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by KCRA-TV (Television station : Sacramento, Calif.)
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Description: KCRA-TV news footage of the Squaw Valley tram accident on April 15, 1978, that killed four people and injured over 30 others. Includes interviews with survivors at the hospital and Squaw Valley owner Alex Cushing. Also includes footage of the tram operating on January 6, 1979, the first day it was put back into service after the accident. Written on original container for r01: 1983/131 Squaw Valley Tram Accident April 16, 1978 Written on film leader for r01: S12C 20 03 05; 35:41;...
Topics: californiarevealed, Transportation accidents, Transportation accidents--Investigation,...
Source: 16mm film: 2 Reels of 2
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Description: KCRA-TV news footage of the 1974 attempted bank robbery and standoff at the Crocker Bank located in Rancho Cordova, California. Two men, Michael Madigan and Bryan Young, after stealing two shotguns, pistols and ammo from a nearby department store, attempted to hold the bank up. A police officer patrolling by saw what was happening and called for backup. A seven hour standoff ensued with several hostages and scores of police and spectators surrounding the scene. Sharif deputy Bob...
Topic: KCRA-TV, Madigan, Michael, Rancho Cordova (Calif.), Robberies -- Bank Robberies -- Hostages, Young,...
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by KCRA-TV; Biondi, Vic; Rutland, Ginger
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : Two films totaling 38 minutes, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California. The films contain clips related to the Oak Park area of Sacramento. It highlights several aspects regarding Oak Park, including neighborhood disturbances, Sacramento Unified School District meetings regarding busing, and interviews with children at Caleb Greenwood School who are bused there. The film also contains footage of Sacramento Mayor with Black Panther leader Charles...
Topics: Black Panther Party -- California -- Sacramento, Brunson, Charles, Busing for School Integration --...
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Description: Joan Crawford (1904  – 1977) was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting as a chorus girl on  Broadway . Crawford then signed a motion picture contract with  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer  in 1925; her career spanned decades, studios, and controversies. Crawford married her fourth husband  Alfred Steele ,  president of Pepsi-Cola in 1955.  He later was named chairman of the board and CEO of Pepsi-Co....
Topics: KCRA-TV, Joan Crawford, Pepsi-Cola Co. CEO, Alfred Steele, board of directors, 1972, Pepsi Bottling...
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by Miller, David
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Description : A twenty one- minute film that presents footage of various bilingual education classes at William Land Elementary School in Sacramento, California. The film includes observations from principal Gladys Peng and program coordinator Dr. Davis Kan. It was produced by the Sacramento City Unified School District, as well as filmed and edited by David Miller.  Source : Original 16mm film elements. Accession Number : 2008/022 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected...
Topics: Education, Bilingual -- California -- Sacramento, Sacramento (Calif.), William Land School...
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KOVR-TV news footage of the Father's Day 1969 incident in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento, California where a group of young African Americans erected a sign in James McClatchy Park, renaming it Brotherhood Park. The incident provoked a fight and after police were called, over 40 people were arrested after more than 100 shots were fired on both sides. No one died and police ransacked the Black Panthers' offices at 2941 35th Street. Written on film leader and paper inside container:...
Topics: californiarevealed, Flooding, Black Panther Party, Black Panther Party
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Note : Some sections are silent. Description : A twenty-three-minute film, from KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California containing footage related to the September 24, 1972 airplane crash into Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant. The incident resulted in the deaths of twenty-two people, which included twelve children and ten adults. An additional twenty-seven people were injured during the crash. Footage includes scenes of the aftermath, eye witness interviews, and scenes of the injured...
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Topics: Air Show -- Aircraft accidents -- California -- Sacramento -- 20th Century, Farrell's Ice Cream...
Description: KCRA-TV reporter Mike Boyd's original 1977 series features stories relating to the East Area Rapist case, the subject of violence towards women, and ways to protect yourself and your home. Detective Carol Daly and others involved in the E.A.R. case are interviewed. Viewer discretion is advised.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran  and former police officer  Joseph James DeAngelo  with eight counts of  first-degree murder ,...
Topics: KCRA-TV, East Area Rapist, Mike Boyd, 1977, Carol Daly, Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks, Orangevale,...
Description : Three separate silent home movies totaling 114 minutes document the work of N.M. Alling Iron Works and the Sacramento Shipbuilding Company, the Alling family at their home, the parties of the Sacramento Yacht Club, and people participating in outdoor activities. Parts one and two primarily show the work and activities of the N.M. Alling Iron Works and the Sacramento Shipbuilding Company. Footage of the construction of the U.S. Navy open-hulled barges YC936 and YC490 is also...
Topics: Alling, N.M., Broderick (West Sacramento, Calif.), N.M. Alling Iron Works and Shipbuilding,...
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  KCRA-TV reporter  Stan Atkinson  speaks with Manson Family member  Susan Atkins  (1948 - 2009) while incarcerated at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla, California in 1978. Atkins, along with fellow family members, were charged for the murder of actress Sharon Tate and three others at her home at  10050 Cielo Drive  in...
Topics: Atkins, Susan Denise -- Central California Women's Facility Chowchilla (Chowchilla, Calif.) --...
Note : Some sections are silent. Description : These news clips from KCRA TV feature the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, her media announcement she had joined the SLA, the SLA bank robbery in Sacramento, and the trail of Hearst. Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
Topic: Patty Hearst, SLA, kidnapping, bank robbery, trial, Symbionese Liberation Army
Natomas Oral Histories
by Natomas Historical Society
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A transcript   of the oral history of Art Brazil, with his nephew Frank Arnall and Frank's wife Annette. The Brazils, a Portuguese-American farming family, arrived in Natomas in 1927.  The interview took place April 2, 2006, at Art's home in Rescue, California. It was recorded by Anne Z. Ofsink as part of the Natomas Historical Society's oral history project. Click here   to stream the audio of this oral history. Accession number: 2015/027 Copyright: Rights are owned by the Center for...
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, Ranching, Agriculture, North Natomas (Sacramento, Calif.), South Natomas...
Description:  Film footage of the historic Native American occupation of Alcatraz Island.The occupation lasted for nineteen months, from November 20, 1969 to June 11, 1971, and was forcibly ended by the U.S.   government. The event had a brief but somewhat direct effect on federal Indian Termination policies, and established a precedent for Indian activism.  This footage appears in its unedited form as left on the reel by the original KCRA editors as well as a "reconstructed"...
Topic: Alcatraz Island -- San Francisco (Calif.) -- Native American Occupation -- Native American Protests
Description: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the granddaddy of all midnight movies, has been a part of American culture for over 40 years. Originally a stage play and musical written by Richard O'Brien, the film released in 1974 was a flop until audience members started attending screenings dressed as the characters, sang and danced along with the songs, and developed their own unique audience participation. The Showcase Theatre was the first theater in Sacramento to run the film continuously,...
Topics: KCRA TV, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Showcase Theatre, moves, 1980, musical, ritual, participation,...
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Description: These four reels of KCRA-TV newsfilm feature Angela Davis during her involvement in the Soledad Brothers case (three inmates who were accused of killing a prison guard at  Soledad Prison ) and subsequent trial. NOTE: These films are presented in their original form. Some sections are silent, some segments have audio but no image.  Angela Yvonne Davis  (born January 26, 1944) is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author. She is a professor  emerita  at...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Description: A brief film containing original KCRA TV news footage involving the moon landing. The film consists of "Man on the street" style interviews with Sacramento locals about the July 20, 1969 landing of Apollo 11 and crew. Astronaut Neil Armstrong would be the first human to walk on the surface of the moon.  Source:  Original 16mm film elements.  Accession Number:  1983/131; VAM BA 009 Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for  Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has...
Topic: National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- NASA -- Apollo 11 -- Astronaut -- Armstrong, Neil,...
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by KCRA-TV; Park, Gary
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NOTE: Some segments are silent.  Description : A 22-minute film containing footage of the Beatles' 1964 and 1965 San Francisco tour dates at the Cow Palace and their 1966 tour of Candlestick Park. The film, which was shot by KCRA-TV also documents reactions to "Beatlemania" in Sacramento, California. Other clips include scenes of the Beatles arriving at San Francisco's airport, reporter Gary Park interviewing fans, parts of the Beatles' 1964 press conference at the San Francisco...
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Topics: Beatles, Cow Palace (San Francisco, Calif.), Fox Senator Theater (Sacramento, Calif.), Sacramento...
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Note : Low levels as on original tape. Series Title : Walerga Oral History Project Call Number : 1979/107/0324 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description : A fifty-seven minute program featuring an interview with former California Governor and 14th Chief Justice of the United States, Earl Warren. In the interview, Warren discusses topics such as class consciousness, segregation, and voting restriction.   Produced in 1968, this 57 min program features a conversation with former California Governor Earl Warren.  Earl Warren (1891 - 1974) was an American jurist and politician who served as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States...
Topic: Civil Rights -- Law -- Justice, KCRA TV -- Warren, Earl -- Chief Justice -- United States Supreme...
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Description: KCRA-TV dives into the subject of crime in Sacramento and the surrounding area at the end of the 1970's. During this period crime rates were at an all time high and local news did not shy away from showing the effects of violence and senseless death. Experts, the police, and the average person on the street are interviewed along with a woman, the victim of a recent assault, who talks about how her life has effected forever.  WARNING: the subject matter contained in this film may...
Topics: Crime, high crime rates, 1970s, violence, victims, assault, downtown Sacramento, Larry Minard,...
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Description : A 12- minute film depicting the processing of hops and their shipment to market. The film focuses on the operations of the Emil Clemens Horst hops ranch, including one in the Campus Commons area of Sacramento, California. The first segment of the film shows the hop separator in operation at the Campus Commons ranch. The second segment includes scenes from hop fields in California and Oregon. The final segment captures the weighing and transportation of bales of hops by the Oregon...
Topics: Farm Mechanization--United States, Hops Industry--United States, Sacramento (Calif.),...
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This interview of Eva Rutland was recorded March 28, 2009, at her home in Curtis Park, Sacramento, California. Mrs. Rutland was born in 1917 in Atlanta, Georgia. Her grandfather was a former slave who opened a shoe shop in Atlanta after the Civil War, and she grew up in the house he built. She moved to Sacramento in 1952 with her husband, Bill, who had been hired to work at McClellan Air Force Base.  Mrs. Rutland was an accomplished author and is most widely known for her first book,  The...
Topics: Rutland, Eva, Sacramento, Calif., integration, segregation, African American, African American...
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Description: This footage, sometimes known as glamour shots or b-roll, was captured by KCRA cameramen of various locations in the downtown Sacramento area sometime around 1976. These shots would have been used for various projects and broadcasts of the time. The State Capitol building, Old Sacramento in the early days of it's redevelopment, various familiar landmarks and construction are all seen. Note: this film is silent.  Source:  Original 16mm Film Elements Accession number:  KCRASP 052...
Topics: Sacramento, downtown, midtown, State Capitol Building, Sutter's Fort, Old Sacramento,...
Description:  A three-minute film featuring Stanton Friedman as he discusses the subject of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs). KCRA-TV reporter Ginger Rutland featured at the end with an unknown man viewing slides of UFO photographs.  Stanton Terry Friedman (1934 - 2019) is a retired nuclear physicist and professional ufologist who resides in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. He is the original civilian investigator of the Roswell incident. He worked on research and development projects...
Topic: Friedman, Stanton, KCRA-TV, Unidentified Flying Objects - UFOs, Ginger Rutland, KCRA-TV
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Description: Historic footage from KCRA-TV covering the Ed Kemper case of the early 1970's in Santa Cruz, California. The film shows detectives examining evidence in the Kemper case, interviews with women concerning hitchhiking, and policemen searching for the victim's remains in the Santa Cruz area. Kemper would eventually turn himself in for his crimes and is still imprisoned today. Although a model prisoner with a likable personality who has read hours of books to tape for the blind, one...
Topic: KCRA-TV, Kemper, Ed, -- California State Prison at San Quentin (San Quentin, Calif.), Santa Cruz...
Description : An eight-minute film containing footage pertaining to the everyday life of Emil Clemens Horst and his family. Horst was a major figure in the hops industry in the United States and abroad during the 1930s. The first segment of the film highlights a family outing. The second segment shows the processing of hops, and the third segment is of a trip to Yosemite National Park in California. Emil Horst is identifiable in the first and third segments.  TECHNICAL NOTE: The last segment...
Topics: Camping--California--Yosemite National Park, Hops--California, Horst, E. Clemens, californiarevealed
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Description:   Gregory Peck  (1916 – 2003) was an American actor and was one of the most popular  film stars  from the 1940s to the 1960s. Peck received five  Academy Award for Best Actor  nominations, and won once – for his performance as  Atticus Finch  in the 1962 drama film  To Kill a Mockingbir d . In this KCRA-TV news footage, shot on 4/28/1964, Peck discusses his film work as well as his involvement as chairman of a cancer research fundraising campaign.  Source:  Original...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Gregory Peck, actor, To Kill a Mockingbird, 1964, Academy Award, Best Actor, chairman,...
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Description:  The Altamont Speedway Free Festival was a  counterculture   rock concert  held on Saturday, December 6,  1969  at the  Altamont Speedway  in Northern California near San Francisco. The concert featured  Santana ,  Jefferson Airplane ,  The Flying Burrito Brothers  and  Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young , with the  Rolling Stones  taking the stage as the final act. The event is unfortunately remembered for being poorly organized with outbreaks of considerable...
Topics: KCRA, Altamont Speedway, concert, Rolling Stones, Santana, 1969, rock music, violence
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by Reading, George
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Description : George Reading narrates a promotional film on the Campbell Soup Company's Sacramento, California plant. This sixteen-minute film was produced on August 28, 1989 under the title "Newsline." The video briefly describes the history of the plant which opened in 1947, shows clips of production and canning operations, and interviews by various plant employees including John Staszewski, Jim Mork, and Joe Battaglia.  Accession Number : 2003/098/TEMP1035 Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1...
Topics: Battaglia, Joe, Campbell Soup Company, Canneries -- Calfornia -- Sacramento, Mork, Jim, Sacramento...
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by Ouye, Harold N.
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Description : A four minute home video featuring the Ouye family in Sacramento, California. The film consists of four segments which includes scenes of Lloyd playing with boats in the driveway, scenes of the Southern Pacific Railroad, and the Ouye children at William Land Park hiding Easter eggs and playing croquet.  Accession Number : 56  Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: Celebration -- Easter -- Family -- Holidays, Home Movie -- Sacramento (Calif.), Japanese Americans,...
Natomas Oral Histories
by Natomas Historical Society
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Transcript  of the oral history of Teri Burns, a member and past president of the Natomas Unified School District Board of Trustees. In the interview, Burns  visits school sites and discusses the development of each school and the district .  The interview took place October 15, 2011, and was recorded by Anne Ofsink as part of the Natomas Historical Society's oral history project. Click here   to stream the audio of this oral history. Accession number: 2015/027 Copyright: Rights are owned...
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, Schools -- Planning, North Natomas (Sacramento, Calif.), South Natomas...
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Description:  Various news and entertainment film clips dating from 1963 to 1973. The twenty-three minute film includes a short interview with Jimi Hendrix's band by KCRA TV's Harry Martin, a segment on Dichondra plants, snowmobiles, an anti-war rally, and more. See: SEGMENTS below for subjects and time codes. Some clips may be silent.  Source:  SVHS from original 16mm film Accession Number:  1983/131; VAM 006 Copyright: Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has...
Topics: University of California, Berkeley, George Waegell, VAM 006, KCRA TV, Sacramento, Calif.
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Description:  A twenty-four minute film containing original news footage on the Zodiac murders of the late 1960's in the San Francisco bay area. The film features an interview with victim Bryan Hartnell from his hospital bed after he and his girlfriend, Cecelia Shepard, were attacked at Lake Berryessa. Also featured are interviews with the detectives and police working on the case, scenes from one of the Zodiac's victim's funeral, and an interview with celebrity lawyer Melvin Belli. The well...
Topic: Forensics -- Crime Scenes -- Criminal Investigations, KCRA TV, Zodiac Killer -- Serial Killer --...
Description:  A twenty-nine minute film containing original KCRA-TV news footage featuring the Angela Davis case and the Soledad Brothers story of the early 1970's. This film is volume two of two. Please follow this link  to access volume one.  NOTE: Some footage may be silent and other segments are AUDIO ONLY.  The Soledad Brothers  were three African-American inmates charged with the murder of a white prison guard, John Vincent Mills, at California's Soledad Prison on January 16, 1970....
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Description : This historic KCRA-TV news footage features Black Panther member Eldridge Cleaver speaking at Sacramento State and UC Berkeley where he challenges then Gov. Ronald Reagan to a duel.  Note : Some sections are silent with abrupt edits, as in original film. Full audio of this speech is available  here .  Call Number : 1938/131 Source : Original 16mm film elements.  Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
Topics: californialightandsound, Reagan, Ronald, Cleaver, Eldridge, Sacramento State, UC Berkeley, Black...
Note : Some sections are silent. Note on original leader : Capitol City Rescue Mission - Tokay Blanket Outs Call Number : 1983/131 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
Topic: californiarevealed, redevelopment, Capital City Rescue Mission, 1960, transients, homeless, bums,...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description:  A twenty-eight-minute film containing original KCRA TV news footage featuring scenes from the Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 to 1971, a weightlifting competition, and a segment on the newspaper publication "Mom...Guess What?"  The Topless/Bottomless Obscenity Trial of 1968 - 1971  debated the legality of exotic dancers in...
Topics: Gay Culture -- Newspaper -- Publications -- Sacramento Bee -- Mom Guess What, KCRA TV, Kono, Tamio...
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Description: Aerial views of downtown Sacramento shot by cameraman Harry Sweet in 1964 (black and white) and 1970s (color). Seen are the historic rail yards, the KCRA tower and building, Sacramento City College, and various neighborhoods in the downtown Sacramento area.  Note: This film is silent.  Call Number: KCRASP 012 Source: Original 16mm film elements.  Copyright: Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide...
Topics: California--Aerial views, downtown, Sacramento -- Sacramento County (Calif.), KCRA, Sacramento City...
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by Natomas Company
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Description : The general plans for the Truckee Lumber Company in Oroville, California. Accession Number : 1981/037/121 Collection : Natomas Company Collection Publisher : Natomas Company Date Published : 1910-12-24 Dimensions : 34.5 x 22 in
Topics: Natomas Company Collection, Labor -- Business -- Lumber Company, Truckee Lumber Company -- Oroville...
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by California State Department of Education; Koppleman, Howard; Romero, Ned; the Fiddlestiks
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Description : This forty-seven minute film, produced by the California State Department of Education, describes the history of the development of public education in California from its earliest days under Spanish colonization until the 1970's. This history is presented through paintings, photographs, and historical locations, and through on-screen narration by Ned Romero. Special emphasis is placed on the impediments to, and development of educational access for children from minority...
Topics: California -- History, Education -- California -- History, californiarevealed
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by KCRA TV
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Description : A 24- minute film recorded by KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California that contains clips related to the California grape strike and boycott. Kent Pierce and Vic Biondi report on the strike throughout the film. The first five minutes of the film feature California governor Ronald Reagan as he addresses the Medical program and the necessity of using prison labor to work in the agricultural fields. Prisoners were used as strike breakers in order to keep crops from going bad. The remainder...
Topics: Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993, Delano (Calif.), Grape Strike, Calif., 1965-1970, Huerta, Dolores, 1930-,...
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips. Description:  The  RMS  Queen Mary is a retired British  ocean liner  that sailed primarily on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 when the ship was permanently docked in Long Beach, California in 1969. In this special report from KCRA-TV's Mike Boyd we join Capt. John Treasure Jones, the crew and passengers for the last voyage of the famous ship in...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Mike Boyd, RMS Queen Mary, Grey Ghost, Long Beach, California, ocean liner, 1969, voyage,...
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by Forney, Darrell
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LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to mark in/out points when licencing master clips.  Description : An 11-minute film capturing the activities of employees and customers inside the Tower Records store, located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Tower Records was founded in 1960 in Sacramento, California and helped revolutionize the music industry before closing in 2006. The film was made by Sacramento City College professor Darrell Forney and...
Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.), Record Stores--California--Los Angeles--Tower Records, Tower Records,...
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by KCRA TV
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Description: Various film clips of historic events and places in and around Sacramento including: a Japanese dancing dragon and martial arts presentation, a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, an Ebony fashion show, scenes from Old Sacramento before restoration, Oroville Dam construction, the Rancho Seco nuclear power plant, and a United Farm Workers rally. See: SEGMENTS below for subjects and time codes.  Note:  ALL footage in this presentation is silent. Some clips may appear elsewhere in this collection...
Topics: Cinco de Mayo festival, Ebony Fashion Show, Japanese Dancing Dragon, KCRA-TV, Old Sacramento,...
Description:  Film clips of KCRA TV's 30th anniversary with various KCRA staff and personalities. And yes, there are some bloopers and outtakes too!  KCRA-TV ,  virtual channel  3 ( UHF   digital  channel 35), is an  NBC - affiliated   television station   licensed  to  Sacramento ,  California  which began broadcasting on September 3, 1955. The station is owned by the  Hearst Television  subsidiary of  Hearst Communications , as part of a  duopoly  with  Stockton...
Topic: Anniversary -- KCRA TV -- News -- News Clips, Sacramento (Calif.)
This video contains the audio only of footage of the excavation in the yard of 1426 F Street in Sacramento, California, as part of the serial murder investigation of Dorothea Puente. It has been edited by the Center for Sacramento History to remove graphic imagery. The complete video can be viewed at the Center for Sacramento History. This video is part of The People v. Dorothea Montalvo Puente case files (Sacramento County Superior Court criminal case #18056) . CSH charges use and licensing...
Topics: Dorothea Puente, 1426 F Street, Sacramento (Calif.), Serial murder investigation, Serial murder
Natomas Oral Histories
by Natomas Historical Society
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Transcript of the oral history of Paul Shimada, a Japanese American from Lodi who came to Natomas to farm in 1948. In this interview, Shimada discusses farming in Natomas, development in Natomas, working as Senator S. I. Hayakawa's agricultural assistant, and his participation in Natomas schools, Boy Scouts, local and state agricultural organizations, and the State Farm Bureau. The interview took place on October 4 and 11, 1996, and was recorded by Paul Farrell as part of the Natomas...
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, North Natomas (Sacramento, Calif.), South Natomas (Sacramento, Calif.),...
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Description:  A collection of Sacramento's movie palaces, theatres, and drive-in's. From the demolition of the Fox Senator (the city's grandest movie palace) and the Alameda (a small burlesque stage and screen) to the opening week of "Star Wars" at the Century 21/22 dome theatres in 1977 and the future plans of the Crest (circa 1981). Sadly, of all the theatres seen in these clips only the Crest and the Sacramento 6 Drive-In (now the West Wind) survive today.  Note: some scenes are...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Theatres, Movies, Film, Demolition, Alhambra,Capitol Theatre, The Crest, Drive-in, Century...
Description: Get a look behind the scenes at KCRA-TV in 1974, enjoy an evening with Harry Martin at the NBC Affiliates party of 1975, and marvel at early computer graphics used for several KCRA News Radio 132 television spots produced in 1972.  Note: some segments are silent.  Call Number: KCRASP 009 Source: Original 16mm film elements.  Copyright:  Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized...
Topics: KCRA-TV, Behind the Scenes, News Radio 132, computer graphics, news, local television, NBC, 1970's
Description:  A thirty-minute-film containing original KCRA-TV news footage pertaining to the Mulford Act, as well as the trial of serial killers Gerald and Charlene Gallego. The film highlights assemblyman Don Mulford (1915 - 2000) and his fight to pass the Mulford Act, a 1967 California bill that repealed a law allowing public carrying of loaded firearms. Following the coverage of Don Mulford is footage of Charlene Gallego attending court hearings in 1981.  Charlene and her husband Gerald...
Topic: Black Panther Party, Gallego, Charlene -- Gallego, Gerald -- Crime -- Trials -- Serial Killers --...
Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
by Ouye, Harold N.
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Note : Soft focus throughout. Description : A twenty-seven-minute home movie featuring the Ouye family in Sacramento, California. The movie consists of footage from several different occasions. Opening scenes show the Ouye and extended family members enjoying a trip to Santa Cruz, California. Also featured in this portion are beach scenes and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A second segment of the movie shows the family preparing and eating a Thanksgiving day meal. The third segment is titled...
Topics: Celebrations -- Christmas -- Family -- Holidays -- Thanksgiving, Family Vacations -- Beaches --...
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by Center for Sacramento History
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Description : Audio files of the oral history interview of Reverend David Lee, a well-known member of the Korean community in Sacramento. The interview took place on December 7, 1983 by Wayne Maeda as part of the Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection.  Click here to read the index of this oral history interview.  The Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection was written in the 1980s as the basis for a major installation at the (then-named) Sacramento History Center. Over...
Topics: Communism, Japanese Occupation, Korean, Korean Baptist Church, Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Ouye, Harold N.
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Description : A four-minute long home video featuring the Ouye family at their home and on vacation at Lake Tahoe. The first half of the film shows Gail and Sandy Ouye playing outside of their home. Another portion of the film highlights Harold Ouye picking plums in an orchard, Sandy and Gail riding a truck, and laborers packing peaches. The third portion includes footage of a trip to Lake Tahoe and Donner Village. Scenes include riverbanks, Donner Lake, the Donner Party Monument, and Lake...
Topics: Donner Lake -- Donner Summit -- Donner Village (Truckee, Calif.), Farming, Home Movie -- Sacramento...
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by Natomas Company
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Description : A map of Folsom, California and the surrounding area. The map shows Prairie City Road and Coloma Road.  Accession Number : 1981/037/936 Collection : Natomas Company Collection Publisher : Natomas Company Date Published : Unknown Dimensions : 24 x 18 in
Topics: Natomas Company Collection, Natomas Company of California, Labor -- Mining -- Dredging, Folsom --...
LOW RESOLUTION SCREENER with TIMECODE Use the timecode at the top of the screen to note in/out points for licencing master clips.  Description:  Reel SIX of historic KOVR-TV news clips filmed between 1976 and 1978 at the height of the East Area Rapist (aka: Golden State Killer) reign of terror in the Carmichael, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Orangevale and Sacramento areas. Some segments may be silent.  On  April 24, 2018 , authorities arrested and charged 72-year-old  U.S. Navy   veteran...
Topics: KOVR-TV, East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer, Joseph James DeAngelo, Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights,...
Natomas Oral Histories
by Natomas Historical Society
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Transcript of the oral history of Lois Sherrill. In the interview, Sherrill talks of daily life in Natomas. The interview took place on March 30, 1998, and was recorded by Coey Sipes as part of the Natomas Historical Society's oral history project. Click here   to stream the audio of this oral history. Accession number: 2015/027 Copyright: Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH). CSH has given the Internet Archive permission to provide access to the digitized work online....
Topics: Natomas Oral Histories, North Natomas -- South Natomas -- Sacramento -- Sacramento County (Calif.),...
Description : A promotional film about the economy of Sacramento, shows many street scenes aerial shots from around downtown and the Sacramento region. Call Number : 2005/054/2558 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Center for Sacramento History audiovisual archives
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Note : Intermittent audio. Description : A half hour of KCRA-TV news film clips listed as Segments, below. The Segments are news clips covering crime, politics, education, development, sports, entertainment, weather, the military, and local-interest stories in Sacramento, California and surrounding cities.   Source: 1 Tape of 1: Film: 16mm Accession Number: 1983/131 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Center for Sacramento History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected...
Topics: Crime--California--Sacramento--20th Century, Higgins, Frank H., Miller Park (Sacramento, Calif.),...
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by WEAF
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Note : First track fades out after 00:01:30. Ends abruptly. Description : (A) The Rudy Vallee Hour #1 Opening Theme and Introductions, #2 Max Baer and Rudy Vallee, #3 Ethel Merman and Max Baer Notes on original label : Royal Gelatine Presents. Station: WEAF. To: Jean V. Grombach Call Number : 200/189 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Baer, Max, 1909-1959
Source: 1 Disc of 1: Transcription disc
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by Center for Sacramento History
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Description : Audio files of the oral history interview of Jay Yu, a well-known member of the Korean community in Sacramento. The interview took place on November 28, 1983 by Wayne Maeda as part of the Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection. Click here to read the index for this oral history interview.  The Sacramento Ethnic Communities Survey Collection was written in the 1980s as the basis for a major installation at the (then-named) Sacramento History Center. Over thirty-five...
Topics: Education, Immigration, Japanese Occupation, Korean, Korean War, Religion, Sacramento Ethnic...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/8 inch audio cassette